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Governor Scott Signs Medical Marijuana Bill

Gov. Rick Scott quietly signed a bill Monday legalizing a limited form of medical marijuana known as “Charlotte’s Web,” even as much of the state’s GOP leadership continues battling a constitutional amendment allowing more sweeping use of pot.

06/16/2014

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Florida Market Sparks Marijuana “Green” Rush

Florida lawmakers are looking to keep low- THC medical marijuana home-grown but out-of-state business owners are already eyeing the market.

05/08/2014

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Emergency Guns Measure Headed To House Floor

A House committee on Thursday expanded a National Rifle Association-backed measure that would allow people to carry concealed weapons during emergencies even if they don’t have a license to carry.

03/27/2014

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New Bill Targeting Nursing Homes Moving Through Legislature

A bill adding restrictions to lawsuits about injuries suffered by nursing home residents is ready to go before the Florida House.

CBS Miami–03/21/2014

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FL House Passes In-State Tuition Bill

A lot of work was done in Tallahassee Thursday. Among the bills passed in the House was the one that would let qualified Florida students pay in-state college tuition rates even if they are in the country illegally.

03/20/2014

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Competing Medical Marijuana Proposals In House, Senate

Lawmakers in both chambers are advancing proposals that would open the door for a non-euphoric strain of marijuana that backers believe can dramatically reduce seizures in children with a rare form of epilepsy.

03/11/2014

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Lobbyist Puts Professional, Personal Experience To Work For Medical Marijuana

Lobbyist Ron Watson has worked for doctors and dentists for the past two decades. But starting Monday, he went on a mission.

03/03/2014

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Bill To Open Fireworks Sales Takes Flight In Senate

Under a new measure backed in the Florida Senate on Wednesday, locals as young as 16 will be able to get their hands on bottle rockets or more-powerful fireworks.

01/08/2014

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